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Cashflow Options for Health Centers with more than 500 employees During the Covid‐19 Crisis

Resource Topic: Finance, Emerging Issues, Operations

Resource Subtopic: Emergency Management, Development and Training, COVID-19.

Keywords: Infectious Diseases.

Year Developed: 2020

Resource Type: Publication

Primary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.),
Secondary Audience: Board of Directors

Language: English

Developed by: National Association of Community Health Centers (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: The document begins with a chart summarizing all the programs, and is followed by a full-page overview of each program.

Resource Details: As health centers play a crucial role in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, many are encountering severe and unprecedented drops in short-term revenue, due to sharp decreases in routine visits as patients shelter in place, and the need to reduce or stop some services in order to divert PPE and other resource to COVID-19 efforts. As health centers’ cash reserves drop, many now face difficult decisions on how to meet payroll or other financial obligations. This document provides an overview of new programs that health centers – as well as PCAs, HCCNs, and NTTAPs1 - can tap to cover revenue shortfalls and to help their employees make ends meet during this time.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.